Publications, Data, & Statistics

Reports, recommendations, and other studies can be important resources for investigating and preventing waterborne disease outbreaks. Below are a list of published documents that focus on recreational water illnesses, organized by topic area. These documents appear in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), Emerging Infectious Diseases (EID), Eurosurveillance, and other open-access publications.

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Hlavsa MC, Aluko SK, Miller AD, Person J, Gerdes ME, Lee S, Laco JP, Hannapel EJ, and Hill VR. Outbreaks Associated with Treated Recreational Water — United States, 2015–2019. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2021;70(20):733–738. DOI:


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